Psychology of development and age psychology

 Psychology of development and age psychology

Direction: 37.03.01 “Psychology”

Graduate’s degree (qualification): bachelor

Form of education: full-time

Duration of the program: 4 years

Modules and Disciplines:

Features of the training: The educational process is carried out by semesters in the form of theoretical training and practice. Each semester ends with a test-examination session. Vacations are provided in winter and summer. The curriculum is designed for 35% of the time of classroom work, 65% – independent work. The audit load is no more than 26 hours per week.

Module 1 “Humanitarian, social and economic foundations of professional activity” “independent work → practice → theoretical training.” Theoretical training – disciplines:

History; Philosophy; Economic bases of professional activity; Legal basis of professional activity; Sociology.

Module 2 «Communication in professional interaction» «theoretical training → practice → independent work». Theoretical training – disciplines: Introduction to intercultural communication in professional interaction; Culture of language communication; Foreign language; Information and communication technologies in professional activities.

Module 3 “Health-saving technologies in professional activities” “theoretical training → practice → independent work”. Theoretical training – disciplines: Physical education; Life safety.

Module 4 “Fundamentals of psychological and pedagogical activity” “theoretical training → practice → independent work.” Theoretical training – disciplines: Pedagogical psychology; Pedagogy and methods of teaching psychology.

Module 5 “Theoretical and normative bases of education” “theoretical training → practice → independent work”. Theoretical training – disciplines: Zoopsychology and comparative psychology;

Anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system; Psychophysiology; Psychogenetics.

Module 6 «Fundamentals of scientific activity» «theoretical training → practice → independent work». Theoretical training – disciplines: Mathematics and mathematical statistics; Methodological basis of psychology; Experimental Psychology; Mathematical methods in psychology.

Module 7 “Introduction to professional activities” “theoretical training → practice → independent work.” Theoretical training – disciplines: Introduction to the profession; General psychology;

General Psychological Workshop; Psychology of Personality; Developmental psychology and age psychology; Psychological counseling; History of psychology; Psychology of the family.

Module 8 “Social Psychology” “theoretical training → practice → independent work.” Theoretical training – disciplines: Social psychology; Psychology of work, engineering psychology and ergonomics; Organizational psychology.

Module 9. “Psychology of Individual Differences” “theoretical training → practice → independent work”. Theoretical training – disciplines: Differential psychology; Psychodiagnostics

Module 10. “Clinical Psychology” “theoretical training → practice → independent work.” Theoretical training – disciplines: Clinical psychology; Special psychology.

Module 11. “General problems of developmental psychology” “theoretical training → practice → independent work”. Theoretical training – disciplines: Problems of vocational guidance and professional choice;

Psychological diagnosis of personality; Modern theories of mental development.

Elective Disciplines: Theory of step-by-step formation of mental actions; Development of cultural and historical theory in modern psychology.

Module 12. “Mental development during childhood” “theoretical training → practice → independent work”. Theoretical training – disciplines: Psychology of development of infants and young children;

Psychology of development of children of preschool age; Psychology of development of children in primary school age.

Elective Disciplines: Fundamentals of Perinatal Psychology; Psychological readiness for parenthood;

Workshop on psychology of early and preschool age; The main activities of preschool children; Workshop on family counseling; Psychology of child-parent relations.

Module 13. “Mental development during adolescence” “theoretical training → practice → independent work”. Theoretical training – disciplines: Psychology of adolescents; Training work with adolescents: development and implementation.

Disciplines for choice: Psychological support of highly motivated students; Diagnosis of gifted students; Deviant behavior of adolescents; Methods of psychological correction.

Module 14. “Prospects and limitations of development in adulthood” “theoretical training → practice → independent work”. Theoretical training – disciplines: Psychology of dependencies; Psychology of mature age

Disciplines for choice: Practical work on the psychology of the individual’s life path; Workshop on the psychology of adult crisis.

Electives: Improving athletic skills; Foreign language (supporting course); Foreign language (0th).